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Table 4 Mortality rate according to -treated nets possession, socio-economic status and EIR levels in the Rufiji DSS: children 1–4 years and total population

From: Relationship between child survival and malaria transmission: an analysis of the malaria transmission intensity and mortality burden across Africa (MTIMBA) project data in Rufiji demographic surveillance system, Tanzania

  Children 1-4 All
Variable n Deaths MR (95% CI) n Deaths MR (95% CI)
EIR (infectious bites/person/year)     
 0 14,486 159 7.8 (6.6, 9.1) 17,455 392 15.1 (13.6, 16.6)*
 >0.0-1 7,525 26 2.6 (1.7, 3.8) 9,225 61 4.6 (3.5, 5.9)
 >1-10 8,883 27 2.4 (1.6, 3.5) 10,768 91 6.2 (5, 7.6)
 >10-100 3,243 14 4.1 (2.3, 6.9) 4,024 35 8.0 (5.6, 11.1)
 >100 327 0 0.0 (0, 13.8) 417 4 11.5 (3.1, 29.3)
ITN possession       
 No 12,195 183 10.6 (9.1, 12.2) 14,704 488 22.1 (20.2, 24.1)
 Yes 3,169 43 9.4 (6.8, 12.7) 3,775 95 16.5 (13.3, 20.1)*
Socio-economic status
 Poorest 2,783 49 12.5 (9.3, 16.5) 3,345 114 22.8 (18.8, 27.3)
 Very poor 3,237 57 12.2 (9.3, 15.8) 3,875 141 23.8 (20.1, 28)
 Poor 3,496 45 9.0 (6.5, 12.0) 4,207 134 20.9 (17.5, 24.7)
 Less poor 3,299 48 10.3 (7.6, 13.6) 3,971 112 18.9 (15.6, 22.7)
 Least poor 2,549 27 7.5 (4.9, 10.8)* 3,081 82 17.9 (14.3, 22.2)
  1. *Significantly associated with mortality (bivariate analysis); MR = Mortality rate; n = person years.